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Aiyash, Abraham (D)State Representative District 4
Rep. Abraham Aiyash was first elected in Nov., 2020 to fill a vacancy created by the death of Rep. Isaac ROBINSON.
He said he wants to carry on the work of the late-Rep. Robinson, fighting for environmental and economic justice.
Aiyash previously ran for the state Senate in the 2nd district in 2018, getting 21% of the vote in an 11-person field, but placing second to Sen. Adam HOLLIER.
He worked as an intern and staffer for former Rep. Rose Mary ROBINSON and as the statewide training political leadership director at Michigan United, a progressive advocacy group.
He is a former board member of Detroit Young Democrats and now serves on the board of People’s Community Services. Aiyash is also the founder of the Halimah Project in Lansing, a refugee mentoring program for youths.
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